An attractively designed double-sided worksheet of 16 problem solving worded questions covering the math concepts of Pythagoras, trigonometry, angles of depression/elevation, congruence and similarity (including area and perimeter of a triangle). Recommended for gifted and talented year 8s to prevocational mathematics year 12s. Some questions are multi-step.
Mark is challenging his friend Jim to a race. They must race from one corner of an 80m square field to the other. As the faster runner, Jim will run around the edge of the field, while Mark can run through the middle of the field. How much further must Jim run than Mark?
+ One double-sided worksheet with 16 worded problems. The last two questions are challenge questions!
+ Answer key with full working out (including diagrams for the challenge questions).
Teacher Preparation Instructions
Simply print the worksheet double-sided! Your students should know the concepts before expecting them to be able to complete these worded questions.
Suggestions for Use in the Classroom
This sheet is for students who are in the revising stage, or those who hope to score high grades. You can assign questions to pairs or groups, or students can complete individually in class or at home. Enjoy!